Presidents' Day Spring Preview | Kent State University

Presidents' Day Spring Preview

Feb. 20, 2017 | 9AM - 12:30PM

Presidents’ Day Spring Preview | Feb. 20, 2017 | 9-12:30 PM

This is the perfect visit experience, whether you’re in the midst of your college search or just starting out. Accepted students and your families are also invited!

It’s your opportunity to see what Kent State Ashtabula has to offer. Learn about the admission process (or, if you’ve already been accepted to Kent State, find out what’s next), understand your scholarship and financial aid options, meet current students and faculty, tour our beautiful campus, experience the college classroom, and much more!

8:30 – 9:00       Registration and Refreshments 

9:00 – 9:10       Welcome!

Join us as we welcome you and offer insight into what makes Kent State University at Ashtabula a great choice for your college education!

9:10 – 9:30       Admissions and Financial Aid…What’s It All About?

Who isn’t concerned about applying to and paying for college? Join representatives from Admissions and Financial Aid to learn about the admission process and how we work with you to make your Kent State Ashtabula education affordable.

9:30 – 9:45       Supporting Student Success:  Tips and Advice for a Smart Start to College 

Amanda Dolan, Director of Enrollment Management and Student Services will share information about the resources available to helping students start off college right.

9:45 – 9:55       Student Life:  Getting the Most Out of Your College Experience

Whether you plan to be a full time student or part time, your participation in campus life is important to us! Learn about opportunities and services available to all students and see how quickly you’ll begin to feel a part of the Kent State Ashtabula Community. 

9:55 – 10:25     Campus Tour!  See Everything that Kent State University at Ashtabula has to Offer

Current Kent State Ashtabula students will take you on a tour of the campus  while they share their experiences with you. Bring all of your important questions about student life, campus atmosphere, and academics. This is your chance to hear directly from current students! 

10:25 – 10:55   Getting Ready for Your First Class!  A Firsthand Look at What to Expect As a College Student 

How do I buy books? What’s an online class like? How do I prepare leading up to classes starting? Learn about what to expect those first few weeks of classes and how to prepare yourself.

11:00 – 11:45   Your First Class!  A Firsthand Look at What a College Lecture is Really Like

What will your classes be like?  See for yourself with this opportunity to experience a real college lecture. Students will be observing actual classes going on based upon their program of interest.  Not sure what you want to do?  We’ve got you covered…observe a Kent Core class!

11:55 – 12:30   Submit your Kent State Ashtabula Application

Kent State Ashtabula admissions staff will be available in the Blue & Gold Room in Main Hall following the campus tour to answer your questions.  Applications will be available for students who plan to begin Summer or Fall 2016 and the $40 application fee will be waived  for any student who applies today.

POSTED: Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 1:03pm
UPDATED: Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 4:08pm